Minimalistic Illustrations That Tackle Mental Health By “Worry Lines”

Minimalistic Illustrations That Tackle Mental Health By “Worry Lines”

Beautiful minimalism. Relatable hopes, dreams, fears, and worries. And a unique way to visualize mental health. At the intersection of all these things are the wonderfully pure illustrations by Worry Lines. Through her simple but pleasing drawings, the artist also engages topics like self-care and relationships. Continue reading »

Artist Draws Wholesome Watercolor Comics Where A Cat Is Giving Out Mental Health Advice

Artist Draws Wholesome Watercolor Comics Where A Cat Is Giving Out Mental Health Advice

Artist Hector Janse van Rensburg aka ‘Shitty Watercolour’ aka ‘Swatercolour’ is making us happier and our lives more wholesome with his comics that feel like miniature hugs and feature a meowtivational cat. The UK-based painter has become a global phenomenon and is now known as the world’s favorite self-deprecating artist. Continue reading »

14 Photographs Show How Creepy This Abandoned Mental Asylum In Italy Looks

14 Photographs Show How Creepy This Abandoned Mental Asylum In Italy Looks

Accrding to a photographer Janine Pendleton: “I traveled to northern Italy in the summer of 2018. A summer road trip filled with awesome memories. I zig-zagged across the country, following our map chaotically littered with pins. Each pin highlighted an abandoned place. Continue reading »

Artist Draws Tiny And Intimate Doodles To Prevent Her Anxiety Attacks

Artist Draws Tiny And Intimate Doodles To Prevent Her Anxiety Attacks

According to Saba Islam: “This series was never planned! It started as just an experiment of this style of drawing out of curiosity. I sort of gradually found out that it was helping me as a remedy for my anxiety attacks. Then, whenever I was having an attack again, I started to draw. I drew what I feared and what gave me relief. I drew myself helping me!” Continue reading »

This Artist-Made AI Makes Memes To Cope With Mental Illness

This Artist-Made AI Makes Memes To Cope With Mental Illness

Trauma Doll, according to the artist behind the project, is “an AI doll that suffers from PTSD, anxiety, depression & other psychological demons,” according to her Facebook about page. The artificial intelligence creates “digitally generated memetic collages” as a coping mechanism. Continue reading »

Photographer Thomas Windisch Explores The Abandoned Mental Asylums Across Italy

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These images of abandoned hospitals across Italy are not for the faint-hearted. Both of the hospitals featured in the photographs are Italian asylums – known as manicomios – that were used as mental hospitals. Shut down by law in 1978, the derelict buildings are visibly overgrown and make for very eerie portraits. Photographer Thomas Windisch, 32, of Graz, Austria, said the asylums, located in top-secret spots, can get very creepy when there aren’t many people there with him. Here: a ray of light beams down on a decaying theatre in an abandoned hospital. Continue reading »

Tattoos of Semicolons Offer Love and Hope to Those Struggling with Mental Health Issues

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A growing number of people are imprinting their skin with semicolons, either as temporary drawings or permanent tattoos. The trend isn’t a simple fashion statement or celebration of punctuation, however; the body inkings are part of Project Semicolon, a faith-based non-profit movement dedicated to supporting those who struggle with self-harm, addiction, and suicidal thoughts. Continue reading »